A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a freezer, a valve, and a cooler.


Akouwa's story

A young woman, 33 years old, Akouwa lives with her husband and their 3-year-old child in Lomé. To help out her husband in covering household expenses, she sells juices and ice out of her home. Her wish is to satisfy her expanded customer base, so she is taking out a WAGES loan to purchase a freezer, and a valve, and cooler (insulated container) in order to sell ice and soft drinks. As for the future, Akouwa wants to expand her business and take care of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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